U.S. Recognizes Rebels As Libyan Government

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"U.S. Recognizes Rebels As Libyan Government"

Today in Istanbul, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the Obama administration has decided to formally recognize the Transitional National Council as Libya’s legitimate government. The AP reports that “diplomatic recognition of the council means that the U.S. will be able to fund the opposition with some of the more than $30 billion in Gahdafi-regime assets that are frozen in American banks.”


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